Emerging’s commitment to the retail food service sector
Retail Food Service businesses are those institutions and companies primarily engaged in preparing meals, snacks and beverages, to customer order, for immediate consumption on and off the premises.
In 2012, The worldwide retail foodservice sales have gone from $2.6 trillion in 2012 to a projected $3.4 trillion in 2017 Retail Food Service sector plays a critical part in achieving the Sustainable Development Goals by 2030 because of its key role in providing meals to billions of customers and providing jobs to employees around the world. The sector must build around education, awareness, actions based programs, and a core commitment to creating sustainable retail food service businesses. It's quite simple, if Retail Food Service sector is on the path of achieving the SDGs then the world is on the path as well.
The High-level Political Forum on Sustainable Development is United Nations central platform for the follow-up and review of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and the Sustainable Development Goals, adopted at the United Nations Sustainable Development Summit on 25 September 2015.
The International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI) participated in the UN High-Level Political Forum on Sustainable Development. This meeting is the first of many meetings and processes that will take place to monitor progress in meeting the United Nations’ 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).